One of Brazil's most popular brands, Cia.Maritima is known for its handwork, using embroidery, crystals, beading, lace, and other embellishments to construct swim collections full of South American glam. This year, designer Benny Rosset even sent out a maillot with a curling ribbon popping vertically from the fabric, a delightfully whimsical if possibly impractical dose of humor (we couldn't quite tell how stiff it was!).

He also sent out some very leggy models in flowing caftans, crafty bikinis, and a shimmering gold coverup we expect to see on some of our favorite hipster fashionistas. What do you think of this year's collection?

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  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: Models walk the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • A model wears swimwear from the collection of Cia. Maritima during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 show, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • A model wears swimwear from the collection of Cia. Maritima during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 show, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

  • A model wears swimwear from the collection of Cia. Maritima during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 show, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

  • A model wears swimwear from the collection of Cia. Maritima during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 show, Saturday, July 21, 2012, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

  • Cia Maritima - Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Show

    MIAMI, FL - JULY 21: A model walks the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Cia Maritima)

  • Around Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 - Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: Designer Benny Rosset and a model walk the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

  • Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage - Runway Day 3

    MIAMI BEACH, FL - JULY 21: Designer Benny Rosset and models walk the runway at the Cia Maritima show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013 Official Coverage at The Raleigh on July 21, 2012 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2013)

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